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Kabol Lake Conservation Easement Signed

On July 27th, our newest conservation easement was signed protecting 142 acres of land and 4,000 feet of frontage on Kabol Lake in Price County. Conservation values now protected include extensive  frontage on a ‘wild lake’ as well as intact and diverse woodlands and wetlands. Although the land is not open to the public, it

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Learn More about NWLT with our Annual Report

If you want to know what NWLT has been up to over the past year, then view and download our 2019-2020 Annual Report! It features recent land protection projects, land stewardship and public outreach activities, lists all of our 2019 contributors, and reports on our financial status.

 
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Discover Wisconsin Features NWLT’s Work!

Published on July 11, 2020 by in News

Discover Wisconsin filmed the 2019 Land Trust Days events across the state, including our paddling outing at Lake Katherine in Hazelhurst. The episode aired on PBS on June 13, 2020. View the episode at the Discover Wisconsin website!

 
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Shape Conservation- Take Our Short Survey!

Published on May 15, 2020 by in News

The Northwoods Land Trust is looking for your input! We are in the process of updating our five-year strategic plan and we would like your feedback to help steer our conservation priorities going forward. Please fill out this short questionnaire through Survey Monkey. We appreciate and value your response as your input will help us focus our efforts into the future.

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Our Spring Newsletter has Sprung!

Published on May 15, 2020 by in News

Read NWLT’s Spring newsletter! It features our three most recent land protection projects and a memorial to Dan Wisniewski, a long-time board member who passed away, leaving a conservation legacy for Wisconsin.

 
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In Memory of Dan Wisniewski

Published on April 27, 2020 by in News

By Bryan Pierce (Former NWLT Executive Director) The Northwoods Land Trust lost a great conservationist and friend when Dan Wisniewski passed away on April 16th at the age of 73. Dan was an exceptional individual who truly exhibited extraordinary commitment to Wisconsin’s land conservation movement. That commitment included everything from the most local land protection

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Hemlock Island Conservation Easement Donated by Phillips Family

Published on April 6, 2020 by in News

On February 27th, 2020, Richard and Carol Phillips donated a conservation easement to the Northwoods Land Trust (NWLT). This conservation easement will protect forever all of Hemlock Island on Wildcat Lake in Presque Isle in Vilas County. Carol said, “Ever since I vacationed at Wildcat Lodge as a kid, my favorite thing about Wildcat Lake

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Candlelight Snowshoe at Holmboe Forest in March

Join Northwoods Land Trust (NWLT) on Saturday, March 7 from 6:30-8 pm for a 1 mile candlelight snowshoe at the Holmboe Conifer Forest State Natural Area in Rhinelander. Optional opportunity afterwards at Rhinelander Brewing Company to warm up. Please register in advance by calling at 715-479-2490 or email Troy. See our Events page for more information

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NWLT acquires Sack Lake Hemlocks Old-Growth Forest

The Old-Growth Forest Initiative of the Northwoods Land Trust (NWLT) aims to conserve some of the last pockets of these forests by assisting private landowners and government agencies in protecting existing old-growth habitats, and by managing some of their forests to encourage development of old-growth over time. In December of 2019, NWLT acquired the Sack

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Snowshoe & XC Ski at Minocqua Winter Park in February

Northwoods Land Trust (NWLT) will host a snowshoeing and cross county skiing afternoon event at the Minocqua Winter Park on Monday, February 24 from 1 pm to 4 pm. This event open to the public, but participants will need to purchase a day pass at MWP to ski ($15) or snowshoe ($8). Participants will be

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